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Edward Isamu Tamayose

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

June 9, 2015
Edward Isamu Tamayose, 90, of Haiku, Maui, a pineapple farmer for Libby, McNeill & Libby and for his family’s farm, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kuiaha, Maui. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Lee; daughters Joy, Ann and Lisa; and sisters Sue Tamayose, Helen Kunichika and Rene Kurasaki. Private services. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Kazuko Akiyama

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

June 9, 2015
Kazuko Akiyama, 82, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by daughters Joann Akiyama and Linda Muramoto and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Service: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Roy Rikio Taoka

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

June 15, 2015
Roy Rikio Taoka, 77, of Honolulu died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cheryl, son Sean, daughter Erin, brother Galen and a grandchild. Private services.

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Nancy Yuke Ngan Wong Chun

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

May 28, 2015
Nancy Yuke Ngan Wong Chun, 86, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Budget and Finance key equipment operator, died at St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bryan, Harvey, Kelvin and Marvin; brother Robert Wong; sister Janet Lee; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Chinese Buddhist services: 9 a.m. July 6 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary’s East Chapel. Christian service: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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Ellen Y. Yamamoto

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

June 7, 2015
Ellen Y. Yamamoto, 82, of Aiea, a retired Ewa Beach Elementary School teacher, died in Aiea. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Todd; daughters Lynn Owan and Claire Sespene; brother Shigemitsu Nakama; sisters Elaine Marumoto, Chisato Emmos and Emily Wai; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Aiea United Methodist Church, 99-101 Laulima St. Service: 6:30 p.m. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to the Cactus and Succulent Society of Hawaii, or Camp Mekokiko in care of Aiea United Methodist Church. Incorrect information given in an obituary Friday.

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Dominga Pascual Dumlao

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

June 24, 2015
Dominga Pascual Dumlao, 86, of Kahului, a retired Kaanapali Beach Hotel housekeeper, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Rodolfo and Cristopher Dumlao and Wilfred and Anthony Pascual; daughter Rosita Agatol; brothers Domingo, George, Felix and Benjamin Pascual; sisters Helen Tancay and Esther Craft; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Masaichi Yamauchi

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

May 10, 2015
Masaichi “Masa” Yamauchi, 89, of Mililani, a retired horticulturist with the City and County of Honolulu Parks & Recreation Division, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by sons Bobby and Derrick, daughter Joanne Tamate, sisters Edith Morita and Jane Kashiwabara, and six grandchildren. Private services.

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Sylvia Phylis Dacoscos Fenasci

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June 22, 2015
Sylvia Phylis Dacoscos Fenasci, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Georgio and sisters Muriel Ahuna, Rubbe D. Linares, Charlene Chang, Antoinette Harai, and Kathrine and Barbara Dacoscos. Service: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Island Family Christian Church, 3375 Salt Lake Blvd. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Harold Senichi Yonashiro

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

May 21, 2015
Harold Senichi Yonashiro, 94, of Aiea, a Boulevard Tire and Hawaii Mobile Air owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Huelo, Maui. He is survived by wife Eleanor T.; daughter Jan Doi; sisters Edith Bise, Emily Tamanaha and Janet Okumura; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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James Gibson

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

June 17, 2015
Kimo Gibson

June 13, 2015
James “Kimo” Gibson, 71, and Kimo Gibson, 38, of Haiku, Maui, died. James, a Maui County electrical inspector, died at home, and Kimo died in Leahi Hospital in Honolulu. James was born in Honolulu and Kimo was born on Maui. James is survived by wife Lehua, daughters Tammy Rodrigues and Malia Gibson, brother Dana and three grandchildren. Kimo is survived by mother Lehua and sisters Tammy Rodrigues and Malia Gibson. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 9 at Oskie Rice Arena in Makawao, Maui. Services: 10 a.m. Services and luncheon to follow. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Norman Horn Yee Yuen

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

June 17, 2015
Norman Horn Yee Yuen, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Merrill Lynch and Bank of Hawaii cashier and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Judith “Judy,” son Paul T.C. and sisters Dorothy L.S. Yuen and Pearl Y. Yamashita. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

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Raymond Kunio Iwamoto

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

June 8, 2015
Raymond Kunio Iwamoto, 98, of Wailuku a Waiehu Golf Course superintendent for Maui County and an Army veteran who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion during World War II, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Puunene, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Fumiko, daughters Jean Wada and Annette Arine, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Agnes Fumiye Kagawa

Posted On June 28th, 2015 -

May 31, 2015
Agnes Fumiye Kagawa, 95, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Les and David, daughter Kathy Kaizuka, brother Yasuo Saito, sister Mitsuye Shinsato and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Cynthia Timtim Soneda

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 19, 2015
Dr. Cynthia Timtim Soneda, 54, of Honolulu, a ophthalmologist for Kaiser Permanente Waipio Clinic, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Dr. John Timtim, daughters Sara and Elise Timtim, mother Masuko, brothers Brian and Alan and sister Janice Saiki. Visitation: 1 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter.

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Kishiko Tomihiro

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

May 16, 2015
Kishiko Tomihiro, 99, of Laguna Hills, Calif., formerly of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Laguna Hills. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Walter, daughters Lillian Yuki and Carol Odom, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Honokaa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Roland Phillip Ahuna

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 4, 2015
Roland Phillip Ahuna, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Rapid Transit bus driver and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Daphne Kauhane; son Darryl; brothers Robert, David and Douglas; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Memorial tribute: 11:30 a.m. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Yoke Hin Tong

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

May 26, 2015
Yoke Hin Tong, 91, of Honolulu, a retired warehouseman at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pung Lan Chan, daughters Valetta Nomura, Cindy Tong and Liane Lopiccolo; brother Bunny; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Ronson Henry Kaulana Bento

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 16, 2015
Ronson Henry Kaulana Bento, 23, of Volcano, Hawaii, a self-employed handyman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Russell Bento and Bonnie Crivello, sister Crystal, brothers Cason and Blaze and companion Mia Sibayan. Visitation: 2 p.m.Saturday at Cooper Center, Volcano. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. Contact Bonnie Crivello at 769-9492.

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Marlene Carol Wayne

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 4, 2015
Marlene Carol “Mother Teresa” Wayne, 72, of Wailuku, a jewelry retail industry manager, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in New York. She is survived by brother Stari. Private services.

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Clara G.O. Chock

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 16, 2015
Clara G.O. Chock, 87, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Everitt and Kevin, sister Psyche Wong and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Patsy Shizue Werner

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 16, 2015
Patsy Shizue Werner, 91, of Honolulu, a retail jewelry sales professional, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Pualani P. Ober and Haunani M.W. Chun, brothers Tsukumo and Herbert Kawakami, sisters Alice Morikawa and Paddy Shigeta and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Mollie K.H. Chun

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 13, 2015
Mollie K.H. Chun, 79, of Hilo, a retired Kapiolani Elementary School baker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Harvey; son Mark; brothers Walter, Clifford and Wesley Tam; and sister Patsy Chang. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at The House Hilo, Trinity Community Church, 2282 Kanoelehua Ave., Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Virginia L.A. Zen

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

May 19, 2015
Virginia L.A. Zen, also known as “Aunty Lei” and “Popo,” 87, of Wahiawa, a retired nutrition site manager for Lanakila Health Center, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by daughters Beverly C.H. Flores and Ashlen E.K. Keomaka, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Bob Finan

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 19, 2015
Bob Finan, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Enterprises project manager, died at home. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Maria “Tita,” daughters Darsi Jackson and Susi Lamping, brother Jim, sister Pat VanKuiken, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Waikiki Yacht Club. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Islands Hospice.

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Florence Yasuko Furuto

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 8, 2015
Florence Yasuko Furuto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired employee of University of Hawaii at Manoa, died. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert H., Lyman M. and Gordon T. Jr.; daughters Jeanne M. Stack and Mary S. Kim; brother Tom Y. Hokama; sisters Kiku Shigeta and Jane Y. Nakamoto; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. July 9 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Gwendolyn Yvonne Graff

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 2, 2015
Gwendolyn Yvonne Graff, 78, of Honolulu, a travel agent and sales representative for Gray Line Hawaii, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Layne Galdeira, daughter Linda Galdeira, sisters Leola Bowness and Nalani Wilson-Ku, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Ann Teixeira Hinch

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 9, 2015
Ann Teixeira Hinch, 98, of Honolulu, a trimmer and packer forelady for Hawaiian Pine and Dole Cannery, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Wilmalee H. Kimble and Darlyn Hinch, sister Helen Patrinos, eight grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Services: 11:15 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Tatsuo J. Ige

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

May 7, 2015
Tatsuo J. “Tatsu” Ige, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Russell, Eric, Richard, David, Jay and Michael; brothers Ronald and Akira; sisters Ethel Racicot, Lorraine Kobata and Jane Yonamine; 16 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Kwai Yuen Lee

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

June 19, 2015
Kwai Yuen Lee, 79, of Honolulu, a cook, died. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Cailan Li; sons Wen Fang and Wen Le Li; daughters Yu Ling, Yu Yuan and Stella Li, and Cynthia Leung; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation and services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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James Putnam Nordyke

Posted On June 27th, 2015 -

May 14, 2015
James Putnam Nordyke, 91, of Port Angeles, Wash., a retired financial planner and a Navy veteran, died in Port Angeles. He was born in Woodland, Calif. He is survived by daughters Janet M. Ohuchi, Carol L. Gentry and Joan A.K. Biddison; son Stephen A.; mother of his children Shirley M.; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Interment: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. Condolences: drennanford.com.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran